Executive Assistant to CEO 

Date Added:


Closing Date: 

19-May-2023 4:00PM

The Shire of Woodanilling is seeking an enthusiastic and experienced Executive Assistant to CEO to join our friendly and supportive team on a permanent basis.

The Shire is a small office network with many facets of local government functions that this position will be actively involved with.  This position is an integral role with the opportunity to provide a high level of professional, confidential and efficient personal assistance and secretarial support service to the CEO and Executive Team with the emphasis on delivery of quality customer service.

If you have exceptional organisation skills, the ability to triage the flow of information, while managing your time and workflow priorities effectively.  Confident in your approach, you will act with a high level of professionalism and discretion.  Then we would like to hear from you.

This position will be required to undertake the Shire’s Department of Transport Licensing where the appropriate person will be trained.

The rewards

As part of our team, you will enjoy:

  • Flexibility and support;
  • Investment in you and your career;
  • A strong focus on employee wellbeing and safety;
  • Up to 15.5% Shire superannuation contribution.

We embrace diversity and encourage applications from diverse backgrounds to join us in servicing our community for the future.

To be considered for this role you will be able to demonstrate and list the following:

  • Behaviour that positively demonstrates the Shire’s values.
  • Ability to work autonomously while managing competing priorities relating to large volumes of varied and complex matters.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate clearly, concisely and unambiguously, and consult effectively with relevant stakeholders.
  • Advanced problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to research complex matters and write appropriate reports.
  • Ability to maintain effective relationships with Council, community, management and staff.
  • Developed supervisory skills.
  • Tact and diplomacy


  • The ability to research, digest, analyse and present material clearly and concisely.
  • Exposure to customer service experience

Knowledge of Local Government structure and function will be highly regarded.

For all position related requirements please refer to the Position Description – Executive Officer to CEO 

Further position related enquiries can be directed to Kellie Bartley on (08) 9823 1506 or email to shire@woodanilling.wa.gov.au

Your resume with a cover letter demonstrating the aspects above can be addressed to the undersigned and should be sent to shire@woodanilling.wa.gov.au or mailed to Shire of Woodanilling, PO Box 99, Woodanilling, WA 6316 by 4.00pm 19 May 2023.

The Shire of Woodanilling reserves the right to commence interviewing prior to the application close date and close this position for applications early should a suitable candidate be found.

The Shire of Woodanilling is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to creating an equitable and diverse workplace.  We are actively encouraging people with disability, people from culturally diverse backgrounds and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders to apply for available positions.


Kellie Bartley

Chief Executive Officer